April 2021 Marketing + Design Events

April 2021 Marketing + Design Events

Marketers, designers, creatives and entrepreneurs have a lot of events to choose from this month, from spring color trends and monetizing email newsletters to human-centered design and digital marketing. Explore the month’s events below, and check out our Marketing + Design Events App (no download required!) to see even more events in April and beyond.


April 6, 2021

Connection: Colors Embracing Calm, Healing and a Rainbow of Hope

10 a.m. CT

Join Pantone to learn about what spring’s most popular colors mean and symbolize, and how using them can help you connect with your audience. Register.



April 7, 2021

Creating Accurate Portrayals of Women and Girls: The Business Impact of Getting it Right

12:00 p.m. CT

Learn why accurate portrayals of women in marketing and advertising is vital for brands and businesses, with a timely and thought-provoking conversation from the team at SeeHer. Part of the Association of National Advertisers, SeeHer’s mission is to increase accurate portrayals of women and girls in media, advertising, marketing and entertainment. Sign up.



April 7, 2021

Human-Centered Design: Moving From Transaction to Attraction

2:00 p.m. CT

The CMO of the American Dental Association, Stephanie Moritz, will share how she led the 161-year-old organization from analog to digital. Hear her experience in breaking down silos, incorporating design thinking and research into projects, and utilizing teams to their full potential. Sign up.



April 12-16, 2021

Newsletter Fest

Newsletters are having a moment. Hosted by Notion, Newsletter Fest will cover everything publishers, marketers and independent creators need to create successful, profitable newsletters. Learn more.



April 26-29, 2021

Midwest Digital Marketing Conference

This year’s Midwest Digital Marketing Conference includes workshops, speakers and breakout sessions covering data, social media, e-commerce, innovation, tech, brand strategy, content marketing and entrepreneurship. Speakers will represent brands such as TikTok, NPR and more. Buy tickets.



April 27-29, 2021

Adobe Summit

This free virtual conference will include more than 200 sessions and training workshops about the Adobe Experience Platform, B2B marketing, content creation, trends and more. Sign up.



April 29, 2021

STLX: Design Systems with Jeremy Plemon

12:00 p.m. CT

Local creative Jeremy Plemon will present on all things design systems, the benefits of a design system and how to overcome the challenges of creating one. RSVP.



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Blaise Hart-Schmidt

Blaise Hart-Schmidt

Blaise’s path to digital marketing began in journalism and took a detour through public relations.

Passionate about storytelling in any medium, her experience with writing, design, strategy and digital marketing combine to help clients build strong marketing plans.

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